The City of West Springfield Town had a population of 28,658 as of July 1, 2016. West Springfield Town city ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for West Springfield Town city is located at latitude 42.1255 and longitude -72.6497 in Hampden County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Springfield Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles.
The City of West Springfield Town (GNIS ID: 618194) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Springfield Town city population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Springfield Town city: Aries Little, City of West Springfield, Mittineague, Town of Springfield, Town of West Springfield.
|Population in Households||28,482|
|Population in Familes||21,713|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||176|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||12,830 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,862 (53.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,318 (41.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||650 ( 5.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$209,877|
|Average Home Value||$251,997|
|Median Household Income||$54,150|
|Average Household Income||$71,796|
|Per Capita Income||$30,641|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.3%|
The table below compares West Springfield Town city to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 51||80th|
|Population Density1||# 102||59th|
|Diversity Index2||# 42||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 185||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 177||28th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.